os palatinum


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Noun1.os palatinum - either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbitsos palatinum - either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
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gujanensis is large and it originates from both the os palatinum and os pterygoideum.